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Literacy Basics: Spelling

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS3 KS4

Basic spelling for less able students. The pack stresses the importance of gaining familiarity with different letter patterns and helping students to recognise correct spellings. Worksheets are light on text and highly illustrated. Comprehensive Teachers' Notes provide full support. (Updated from: Cartoon Basics: Spelling)

Topics include: Similar sounds; Endings with y; Ous; ious or cious; Different sounds; S or es; Long vowels; Prefixes.

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Size: 70 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 873562 79 6
Code: LBSP
Popularity rank: 227
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Contents List

LESSONS

  • 1 IMPORTANT WORDS This page reinforces students' understanding of 100 key words.
  • 3 SPELLING MATTERS Students learn the importance of correct spelling and are reminded of the message of Look, Cover, Write and Check.
  • 5 KEY WORDS Students get practice in the spelling of more key words.
  • 7 WORDSPLITTERS Students are introduced to vowels and shown how splitting up a word into parts can make its spelling easier.
  • 9 SHORT VOWELS This page gives students a chance to revise vowels and to practise spelling words with short vowel sounds.
  • 11 LONG VOWELS Students are given practice in recognising the spelling patterns that produce long vowel sounds.
  • 13 SIMILAR SOUNDS This page shows how similar sounds are created by the different letter combinations 'ai' and 'au'.
  • 15 DIFFERENT SOUNDS Students learn how the same letter combinations of 'ea' and 'ie' can produce different sounds.
  • 17 OA WORDS This page helps students recognise words with an 'oa' letter string.
  • 19 OU WORDS This page helps students recognise words with an 'ou' letter string
  • 21 OI AND OY WORDS This page helps students recognise words with 'oi' or 'oy' letter strings.
  • 23 ENDINGS WITH Y This page helps students to understand various y word endings - 'ay', 'ey', 'oy'.
  • 25 DIFFERENT Y SOUNDS Students identify the different sounds of y as 'ee', 'i' and 'eye'.
  • 27 USING ABLE This page helps students to identify and use correctly the 'able' word endings.
  • 29 USING IBLE This page helps students to identify and use correctly the 'ible' word endings.
  • 31 USING EL AND AL Students identify and use correctly the 'el' and 'al 'word endings.
  • 33 OUS, IOUS OR CIOUS? This page helps students to identify and use correctly the word endings 'ous', 'ious' and 'cious'.
  • 35 TION, TURE AND URE Students identify and use correctly the word endings 'tion', 'ture' and 'ure'.
  • 37 PREFIXES This page helps students to identify and use correctly the prefixes 'dis/mis' and 'in/un'.
  • 39 FOR AND FORE This page helps students identify and use correctly the prefixes 'for/fore'.
  • 41 PRE AND PRO This page helps the student to identify and use correctly the prefixes 'pre' and 'pro'.
  • 43 NOT A SOUND! Students learn about the words in which the unsounded letters 'b', 'g', 'k' and 'w' appear.
  • 45 DGE AND TEN Students identify and use the silent letter strings 'dge' and'ten'.
  • 47 AUGHT, OUGHT AND OUGH Students identify and use correctly the silent letter strings 'aught', 'ought' and 'ough'.
  • 49 IGH AND IGHT Students identify and use correctly words with the silent letter strings 'igh' and 'ight'.
  • 51 GUA, GUI AND GUE This page helps students identify and use correctly the silent letter strings 'gua', 'gui' and 'gue'.
  • 53 S OR ES This page covers the plural endings 's' and 'es'.
  • 55 IES AND VES This page helps students identify and use correctly the plural endings 'ies' and 'ves', as well as plurals that do not use 's' at all.
  • 57 WILD HOARD This page helps students to understand the variety of English spelling, by looking at the various origins of words.
  • 59 SAME SOUND WORDS Students are helped to distinguish between words that have the same sound, but different spellings.

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17/11/16

An excellent resource. Thank you.
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11/05/16

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Excellent ideas and up to date resources to use easily
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05/01/05

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A novel approach, excellent concept.
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